String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.520
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
83 aventurine. 42 circular (2 smaller) colorless with aventurine swirls, lampworked; 41 circular (2 smaller) opaque pale blue-grey core with aventurine particles encased in colorless; 82 transparent gold seed beads. Strung on waxed linen in alternating sequence with seed beads between each.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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